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Are cylinder sleeves bad for your BMW engine?

There seems to be a bit of controversy surrounding cylinder sleeves and BMW engines.  Oil consumption, excessive noise, sleeves dropping, Alusil blocks not liking sleeves – you name it.  I took some time to talk to our machine shop foreman, (the man with 50 years experience) Tony (VAC owner) and our manufacturing partners (Darton and LA Sleeve) about the drawbacks of using sleeves in the S54, S62 and S65 engines.

Short answer:  There are no drawbacks.

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e9x 1/4 Mile World Record: 10.690@129.38 VAC Motorsports E92 M3 | VF Engineering VF620

e9x 1/4Mile World Record: 10.690@129.38 VAC Motorsports E92 M3 | VF Engineering VF620

10.690@129.38

No nitrous
No meth
Stock engine
93 octane fuel
DOT approved street legal tires
Atco Raceway, Atco NJ

2008 M3
DCT
VF Engineering VF620 Supercharger Kit

VAC by Fabspeed catless exhaust
APEX 18×10 ARC-8 rear wheels
Mickey Thompson ET Streets (DOT Approved – street legal!)
ar Design Line Lock
No other mods.

This VF-Engineering VF620 kit is the real deal.   This is a stock kit…nothing more.  In addition to some serious whooping at the drag strip, we hammered it for many many sessions on Lightning and Thunderbolt at NJMP.    Please email us with any questions regarding this amazing, plug and play supercharger kit!

Pics from Atco:

http://www.davemilcarek.com/121011/index_12.htm

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